Full-time Lab Manager at New York University

Tessa West at New York University is currently seeking a full-time Lab Manager to begin September 1st, 2016 for a 1-year commitment that may be renewed. The Lab Manager will work closely with Dr. West and lab members to coordinate and conduct dyadic interaction studies in the West Interpersonal Perception Lab. The primary responsibilities of the lab manager will be 1) conducting dyadic interaction studies using behavioral and psychophysiological techniques, 2) supervising undergraduate research assistants, 3) managing and analyzing data, and 4) recruiting and scheduling participants.  Additional responsibilities include maintaining laboratory computers and equipment, managing grants and IRB protocols, programming experimental tasks, reviewing literature, and editing manuscripts. This position would be an excellent fit for a recent college graduate with a degree in psychology or a related field who is looking to strengthen his/her research skills before applying to graduate school in psychology.


Bachelor’s degree in psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, or a related field; at least one year of relevant research experience; ability to work both independently and in collaboration with others; strong organizational skills and attentiveness to details; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; proficiency with Excel and SPSS. Experience with physiological data acquisition and analysis, MediaLab, DirectRT, Inquisit, AcqKnowledge and Biopac systems, or Mindware is preferred.


To apply, please send a cover letter detailing your relevant background and goals, a resume/CV with contact information for 3 references, and an unofficial transcript to Kate Thorson at katherine.thorson@nyu.edu. Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received. Deadline for submission of materials is July 1st.


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